While that facility will handle just about anything a customer orders on Amazon, the Thornton facility will focus on smaller purchases, like books, electronics and toys.
The Thornton fulfillment center will use Amazon Robotics technology to help speed up the order fulfillment process. This will be the company’s first Amazon Robotics facility in Colorado.
Thornton Mayor Heidi Williams said in a prepared statement that the city is glad to welcome Amazon to town.
“The City of Thornton is extremely excited Amazon chose to locate this state-of-the-art facility in Thornton. Amazon’s commitment to the communities where their fulfillment centers are located is impressive,” Williams said. “They will be the largest employer in Thornton and represent the cutting edge of innovation in the e-commerce market.”
Construction on the new facility should begin this month and Amazon expects to open the facility in August 2018.
For information on working for Amazon, log on to www.amazondelivers.jobs.